Appleton A. Mason
Mason pictured in Jambalaya 1911, Tulane yearbook
Parrsboro, Nova Scotia
|Died||December 20, 1938 (aged 58)
New Rochelle, New York
|c. 1900||Springfield (MA)|
|Coaching career (HC unless noted)|
|Administrative career (AD unless noted)|
|Head coaching record|
Appleton Adams Mason (c. 1880 – December 20, 1938) was an American football player, coach of football and basketball, and physical education instructor. He served as the head football coach at Warrensburg Teachers College—now the University of Central Missouri (1908–1909), Tulane University (1910–1912), and New York University (1918), compiling a career college football record of 15–23–4. Mason was also the head basketball coach Warrensburg Teachers from 1908 to 1910 and at Tulane for the 1912–13 season, tallying a career college basketball mark of 23–13. He was born in Parrsboro, Nova Scotia and died on December 20, 1938 in the New Rochelle Hospital in New Rochelle, New York.
Involvement in Camp Agawam
Mason was the founder of Camp Agawam in Raymond, Maine. He founded the camp in 1919. Mason went to Crescent Lake in Raymond every summer. Following his death in 1938, he was succeeded as camp director in 1939 by his son, Appleton Mason, Jr.
Head coaching record
|Warrensburg Teachers () (1908–1909)|
|Tulane Olive and Blue (Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association) (1910–1912)|
|NYU Violets (Independent) (1918)|
- "APPLETON A. MASON; Physical Education Instructor at Columbia University". The New York Times. December 22, 1938. Retrieved November 4, 2011.
- Deborah Sayer (March 4, 2010). "Turning Boys Into Men". Portland Press Herald. Retrieved March 14, 2013.